Prevalence and clinical determinants of low bone mineral density in anorexia nervosa.

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OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of low bone mass in anorexia nervosa (AN) and the association with clinical parameters. METHODS A cross-sectional study on 286 Caucasian women with AN. Bone mineral density (BMD) was measured with DXA. Low BMD was defined as a Z-score <or= -1.0 in at least one site (lumbar spine or femoral neck). RESULTS A Z-score… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejim.2008.04.016

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